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Emerging Surgical Techniques for Malunions and Nonunions | Penn Medicine Video

Emerging Surgical Techniques for Malunions and Nonunions | Penn Medicine

A small percentage of broken bones do not heal properly and require specialized care. The Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center offers expert care, surgical techniques, and technology unique to Penn Medicine.

Functional Reconstruction Surgery: Microsurgical Techniques | Penn Medicine Video

Functional Reconstruction Surgery: Microsurgical Techniques | Penn Medicine

The Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center is a highly specialized center that performs unique microsurgery and reconstruction for patients at high-risk for limb amputation or those with severe limb impairment.

Case Study: Healing a Tibial Non-Union with A Fibular Osteotomy | Penn Medicine Video

Case Study: Healing a Tibial Non-Union with A Fibular Osteotomy | Penn Medicine

To treat a nonunion fracture in a tibia, Samir Mehta, MD, Co-Director of the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center, performed an osteotomy of the neighboring fibula to achieve maximum healing and eliminate pain for the patient.

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Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer News

Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer

Penn faculty, physician scientists and medical trainees frequently contribute to research in the fields of medical and surgical oncology. Both Penn and the Abramson Cancer Center have created a culture deeply rooted in research, academic ...

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia News

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia

Penn Heart & Vascular has become one of the highest volume treatment centers for TAVR in the United States and the most experienced TAVR provider in the Philadelphia region.

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone News

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone

Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania found that they could identify significantly more mutations through liquid biopsy instead of a solid tissue biopsy alone.

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Music Can Be a Viable Alternative to Medications in Reducing Anxiety Before Anesthesia Procedures

Friday, July 19, 2019 8:58 AM

Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure, according to a Penn Medicine study published today in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine.

Taking out the Protein Garbage Becomes More Difficult as Neurons Age

Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:52 AM

According to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, as cells age, their ability to shed harmful refuse declines.

Penn Medicine and Grand View Health Announce Orthopaedic Care Partnership

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:00 AM

Penn Orthopaedics and Grand View Health have announced a new affiliation to better serve patients in need of high-quality orthopaedic care in Bucks and Montgomery counties, and the surrounding areas.

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Penn's Kristy Weber, MD, Named First Female President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:00 PM

Penn Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon Kristy Weber, MD, made history by taking office as the first woman president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in March 2019.

Dr. Carl June Featured in Two Penn Immunotherapy Education Events

Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:00 AM

Carl June, MD, world-renowned expert and pioneer in CAR-T Cell Therapy, will present at two upcoming educational events at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center.

Chronic Ankle Instability: What to Do When A Sprained Ankle Won’t Heal

Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:00 AM

Penn Medicine’s Daniel C. Farber, MD, reviews six profiles of patients initially treated for ankle sprains, and explains when primary care physicians should to refer to an orthopaedic surgeon.

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